Citizen Girl, by Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus. Atria, 306 pages, $24.95.
Having sold 1.4 million copies of The Nanny Diaries, you’d think Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus wouldn’t need to resort to the infantilizing gimmick of using the word “girl” in the title of their second novel. ( Girls’ Poker Night, Dirty Girls Read More
Anyone with a jones for scandal and/or Schadenfreude -which is to say, most of us in the publishing business-has just been delivered of the motherlode. Or, actually, the nannylode, since it was just last week that Random House canceled the second novel by Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus, the authors of the phenomenally best-selling The Read More
When the novel The Nanny Diaries became a surprise hit last spring, its authors, former nannies Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus, were catapulted from haute servitude on the Upper East Side to the best-seller lists, the talk-show circuit and a Miramax movie deal. But has their triumph only opened up the doors of discontent for Read More